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- Saqi 2017; US$ 11.99
The Husayni family of Jerusalem dominated Palestinian history for 250 years, from the Ottoman times through to the end of the British Mandate. At the height of the family?s political influence, positions in Jerusalem could only be obtained through its power base.In this compelling political biography, Ilan Pappe traces the rise of the Husaynis from... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 24.99
Talmon was chosen by an international committee of scholars as one of the twenty major historians of the twentieth century, declaring that ?his historiography was a convincing apologia for human freedom.? He owes his fame primarily to his magnum opus, the trilogy that began with The Origins of Totalitarian Democracy , continued with Political Messianism... more...
- Abingdon Press 2015; US$ 14.99
Imagine Jesus from Mary?s point of view?proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more. In this book, Adam Hamilton begins at the end, with Mary at the crucifixion and resurrection; travels back in time as she witnesses his life and ministry; and ends at the beginning, with the Christ child born... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99
Binational cities play a pivotal role in situations of long-term conflict, and few places have been more marked by the tension between intimate proximity and visceral hostility than Jaffa, one of the "mixed towns" of Israel/Palestine. In this nuanced ethnographic and historical study, Daniel Monterescu argues that such places challenge our assumptions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
This book, first published in 1969, presents a comprehensive survey and analysis of the political behaviour of the Arabs in Israel, covering the period from the founding of the State to the Six-Day War in 1967. While the socio-economic background is outlined, the chief emphasis is on the political attitudes of this minority and its reactions to the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This volume addresses a number of philosophical problems that arise in consideration of the century-old conflict between Israeli Jews and Palestinian Arabs. Consisting of essays by fifteen contributors (including both Israeli and Palestinian philosophers) and a lengthy introduction by the editor, it deals with rights to land, sovereignity, self-determination,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 46.64
This Brief provides a contextual framework for exploring the settlement rights of Israel's Bedouin population of the Negev desert, a traditionally pastoral nomadic Arab population. In 1948, the Israeli government relocated this population from the Negev region to settlements in Siyag. The explicit aim was to control the Negev area for security purposes,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95
The Arab-Israeli conflict is one of the greatest threats to world peace today. Yet for all the importance and passion of this conflict very little is actually known about the story behind the headlines. Behind each confrontation and each act of terrorism is a long and deep story. This primer on the Arab-Israeli conflict, first published in 1989, examines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95
In this work, first published in 1986, the author shows how the Zionists of the late Thirties related to the Arabs of Palestine and of the neighbouring countries, to what extent they perceived the existence of an ?Arab Question?, how they defined it and how they dealt with it. The Arab question is as old as the Zionist movement itself. From the moment... more...